- Begin with your Damascus product wrapped as tightly as possible in .002 SST foil. Use double folds on all sides to ensure a tight seal.
- Preheat your furnace to austenitizing temperature – 1,475 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Place your wrapped piece in the furnace.
- Allow your furnace to cycle back up to austenitizing temperature.
- Soak your piece for a maximum of 5 minutes.
- Quench in oil until it stops smoking.
- Temper twice at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for an hour each time.
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